Re: Re: Smithfield Wasteland

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Think Burke is over-stating the problem cause by the horse-fair.

I lived around that area for a few years, and it was not a huge problem (one saturday a fortnight I think).

Other than the horse manure deposited it was not really a problem…in fact it was one of the few days you had any life in the area – there were tourists taking photographs, etc.

There was a bit of a skanger element of hangers-on, but it was not that bad..I didn’t feel threatened anyway- there was always plenty of coppers about.

it is the sort of thing there would be loads of nostalgia about 20 years after it going.

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